.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 707, the second engrossment, as follows:
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"Sec. 8. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.5 Subd. 26. No net gain; counties. (a) A county may file a no net gain of state lands
1.6policy, adopted by the county board, with the commissioner of natural resources. The
1.7must express the county's policy against the acquisition of additional land by the
1.9(b) When the commissioner of natural resources acquires private land within a county
1.10that has filed a no net gain of state lands policy under this subdivision, and the
1.11acquired in fee with money appropriated from the outdoor heritage fund, the commissioner
1.12of natural resources must sell to a private individual or entity an equal number of
1.13land within the county. The value of the land sold must be of at least substantially
1.14value of the lands acquired. Notwithstanding section 94.10, subdivision 2, if lands
1.15offered for sale to comply with this subdivision remain unsold after a public sale
1.16the lands may be sold for less than the appraised value. Land sold under this paragraph
1.17not be sold for less than 75 percent of the appraised value.
1.18(c) For the purposes of this subdivision, "substantially equal value" has the meaning
1.19given under section 94.343, subdivision 3, paragraph (b).
1.20EFFECTIVE DATE.Paragraph (a) is effective the day following final enactment.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly